UTS- Temporary Vehicle/Equipment Repair Technician

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This position would be classified as an entry-level automotive technician. The candidate would be responsible for performing preventative maintenance on all University owned vehicles and equipment including cars, vans, trucks (light/medium/heavy duty), buses, UTV/ATV’s, and lawn service equipment (mowers, tractors, chippers, etc.). The preventative maintenance on these assets includes, but is not limited to oil and filter changes, wiper blade replacement, light bulb replacement, and basic wiring repairs, tire mounting/balancing/rotations/repairs, state inspections (safety and emissions), minor brake repairs, minor steering/suspension repairs, and any other maintenance needed within the candidate’s scope of experience. This position will also require the technician to assist with road service calls (towing, jump starts, lockouts, flat tire repairs, etc.) on University owned vehicles within county limits. This position will require the candidate to be able to work in a non-climate controlled shop (heat only, no a/c) where temperatures will vary depending on the season. All tools, equipment, and uniforms will be provided at no charge.

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Temporary Service

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UTS- Temporary Vehicle/Equipment Repair Technician

Work Schedule:

M-F 7am-3:30pm

Minimum Experience/Education:

Must be able to communicate effectively verbally with supervisors and the general public and understand verbal and written instructions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters. Basic computer skills required for email communication, leave and basic job functions.
Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds frequently and up to 60 pounds occasionally with or without reasonable accommodations. A valid North Carolina Driver’s license. License must be maintained as a condition of employment. Experience in the automotive, diesel, small equipment field.

Department Required Skills:

1. Experience in the automotive field with basic knowledge of preventative maintenance procedures and parts.
2. Good attitude, be a team player, and willingness to learn new things
3. The ability to lift up to 75lbs with or without accommodations
4. Current and valid state of North Carolina driver’s license
5. The ability to communicate clearly in English

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

A current state of North Carolina inspection license and 3-5 years of experience as an automotive technician

Required License or Certification:

Valid NC Driver’s License

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Anticipated Hiring Range:

$15-17/hour depending on experience

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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time